Profession street lighting electrician
Street lighting electricians construct and maintain electric power transmission and distribution in street lights. They maintain, test and repair street lights in compliance with safety regulations.
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- Electric current
Flow of electric charge, carried by electrons or ions in a medium such as an electrolyte or a plasma.
- Electrical power safety regulations
The compliance with safety measures which need to be taken during the installation, operation, and maintenance of constructions and equipment which function in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electrical power, such as the appropriate safety gear, equipment handling procedures, and preventive actions.
- Electrical discharge
Tthe qualities and applications of electrical discharge, including voltage and electrodes.
- Transmission towers
Types of tall structures which are used in the transmission and distribution of electrical energy, and which support overhead power lines, such as high voltage AC and high voltage DC transmission towers. The different types of tower designs and materials used for its construction, and the types of currents.
- Install power lines
Install cables and networks for electricity distribution on the street, in the fields and in buildings, and put them into operation.
- Work ergonomically
Apply ergonomy principles in the organisation of the workplace while manually handling equipment and materials.
- Repair underground power cables
Identify damage and perform the required repairs, as well as perform routine maintenance, to underground power cables used in the transmission and distribution of electrical energy.
- Inspect underground power cables
Inspect the underground power cables during installation or repair activities in order to identify faults and assess the extent of damage or need for repairs, and to ensure they are correctly installed and maintained.
- Wear appropriate protective gear
Wear relevant and necessary protective gear, such as protective goggles or other eye protection, hard hats, safety gloves.
Optional knowledge and skillsrespond to electrical power contingencies inspect overhead power lines handle veterinary emergencies calculate needs for construction supplies ensure safety in electrical power operations maintain electrical equipment inspect construction supplies advise on safety improvements test procedures in electricity transmission assess areas for power line installation electricity consumption ensure compliance with electricity distribution schedule follow safety procedures when working at heights power engineering read electricity meter repair overhead power lines
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